Popularly known as “The Palace of Kangla”, the Kangla Fort is erected at the Imphal River banks. Literally, the “Kangla” means the “Dry land” according to the “Meitei” language of ancient times. Kangla had remained capital city of Manipur for long time since 1891 and then Imphal took its place. The fort had served as a home to King Pakhangba and was of great importance for both political and religious aspect. The walls of brick were made in 1632 after winning in the war against Chinese and the laborers of China were engrossed in making these walls. Therefore, the Kangla Fort in Imphal deserves your worth visit.